Business Management Associate at General Mills (Minneapolis, MN)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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OVERVIEW

The Business Management Associate (BMA) is an entry-level management position designed to develop the future leaders of General Mills. This role provides you with the foundational knowledge needed to successfully start your career with training, exposure to the business, work/life flexibility, individual feedback sessions and a clear career path with defined key experiences needed to continue your advancement. As a result, tremendous opportunity exists for the individual who has the desire and ability to excel in the area of Sales Management as well as the willingness to relocate to advance their career.

LOCATIONWe have multiple Business Management Associate openings across the Morning Foods, Meals & Baking Solutions, and Snacks Operating Units (OUs), as well as within Central Sales in North American Retail (NAR) East/West & our Omnichannel Center of Excellence. These openings are spread across Minneapolis, and the following business centers:
  • Eastern (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Kroger (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Walmart (Rogers, AR)
  • GMI World Headquarters (Minneapolis, MN)

Preferences for OU and business center locations will be taken during the hiring process.

START DATE
  • July 18th, 2022

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Your career will be built through a variety of different roles and assignments, each designed to build the depth and breadth needed to transform into a future Sales leader for General Mills.
  • Selling and Influencing: Develop foundational selling skills and product knowledge through a structured curriculum and immersive field experiences.
  • Business Analytics/Problem Solving: Understand and utilize business dynamics and analytical tools available to provide solution-based insights to influence decision-makers.
  • Sales Support: Leverage understanding of customer needs and business analytics to inform strategy development. Partner with field sales to develop an understanding of customer needs, including analysis and recommendations to drive business performance.
  • Relationship Building: Opportunity to build internal and external relationships through cross-functional projects, trade shows, mentorships, and diversity organizations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Passion to sell/represent General Mills and our top consumer food brands
  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork experience
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • US work authorization/Must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record/Position may require you to drive up to 15+ hrs/wk
  • Mobility and flexibility (willingness to relocate) to our World Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN; or designated field/business center locations listed above

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Communications and Liberal Arts preferred

COMPANY OVERVIEW

We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best - bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what's next.
More Information on General Mills
General Mills operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Minneapolis, MN. General Mills was founded in 1928. It has 21000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 38 open jobs at General Mills, click here.
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